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Welcome to the Jr/Sr HS!

Mr. Luke Carnicelli

Assistant Principal/AD
Ms. Caitlin Wasielewski

315.364.7111 x2103
2384 Route 34B,
Aurora, NY 13026 





Our 2021-22 School Motto:


July 1, 2021
Dear Jr/Sr HS Families,

While the 2020-21 school-year was challenging, we finished strong to complete the year. Students, teachers, families, and community members were resilient and supportive of one another. I am so proud of our students and staff members for all of their hard work and well-earned successes, and on behalf of all of us at SC Jr/Sr High School, I would like to thank everyone for their patience, enthusiasm, and support. Together, we have been able to ensure that students had the opportunity for in-person learning, competitive sports, club activities, and recognition ceremonies. Together we were stronger and made the most out of the year! In the 2021-22 school year, we will move forward with our plan to offer in-person daily instruction only to all our students.
Overall, students were tremendously successful in their courses and on their final exams during the 2020-21 school year. This year we calculated overall final grades in the following fashion: Courses that ended in a final exam: marking period 1-6 average as 90% and final exam as 10%. If there was no final exam given, then marking period 1-6 average will account as the student’s final grade. If a student was not successful in a course (overall grade lower than 65) we are recommending summer school for students. 

Below, I listed a few important upcoming activities/dates:

  • Summer School: July 6 - July 29 (no Fridays)
  • Fall Sports Registration: Now - August 13 (questions, contact:
  • JV/Varsity Fall Sports Begin: August 23
  • Modified Fall Sports Begin: September 7
  • 2021-22 School Visitation Day: Wed, September 1 (2:00-4:00pm)
  • First Day of School 2021-22:  September 7

Finally, I would like to congratulate our newest alumni, the graduates of the SCCS Class of 2021, and wish them the best of luck as they take on their post-secondary plans. As always, please refer to school website ( for additional information and a warm welcome to Ms. Caitlin Wasielewski (Ms. Was) who will begin as our AP/AD on July 1.

In closing, I want to reiterate our gratitude for your continued support and wish you and your family all the best. Warmer weather and better times are here. Best wishes for a happy, healthy, and productive summer!

Take Care. Stay Safe. Go Chiefs!

Luke Carnicelli, Principal
Southern Cayuga Jr/Sr High School

As always, if there is anything I can answer or assist with, please do not hesitate to call or email me at 364.7111 x2103 or I look forward to working with you and your child this school year.

SC Jr/Sr HS Community Advisory Council (CAC)
Background: A large part of our success at SC Jr/Sr HS is tied directly to home-school communication and parental support of our school mission and initiatives. The CAC is designed to advise the Principal with strategies that the school staff can assist with the home-school connection.
Charge: To support academics at home, To make suggestions for the best ways to communicate with parents, To discuss academic initiatives.
Meetings:  TBA

All meetings will be held in the guidance office from 5:00-6:00p.m. Agendas for each meeting are sent via email. Please email if you would like further information.

Mission Statement: The Mission of Southern Cayuga Jr/Sr High School is to create an environment that is conducive to personal and academic excellence. This will be accomplished by creating a school community that embodies the principles of being: Safe, Respectful, Responsible, and Kind. 

Southern Cayuga Jr/Sr High School does not restrict students on the basis of race/ethnicity, religion, physical handicap subject to medical eligibility, or gender.   

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Patrick Jensen, Superintendent
2384 State Route 34B
Aurora, NY 13026